The third annual educational conference presented updates on the food safety regulatory environment, with certification information from the major food safety certification bodies, as well as the effects of the upcoming deadlines for implementing Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) regulations.
Clean label may not be neatly defined, but food companies can convey the concept in five ways. Because it’s a broad topic, and there is no regulation yet, there’s a huge opportunity in finding new space within clean label, says Innova Market Insights.
According to an announcement published in the Federal Register, the Food and Drug Administration is reopening the comment period for the advance notice of the proposed rule on the Reportable Food Registry Provisions of the Food Safety Modernization Act. The action is being taken to give interested parties more time to submit comments.
Despite public controversy as states debate the mandatory labeling of foods produced through biotechnology, a key majority of consumers advocate the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) current labeling policy for foods produced using such technology, says an International Food Information Council survey.